Per-Diem Substitute Teacher

This is a per-diem, hourly position with base standard hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Per-Diem Substitute teachers will report to the head of school.

Major Function:

Instructional position responsible for the educational leadership of students in a group or class in an innovative charter school. The educational leader will understand, demonstrate the use of, and implement the school’s curriculum, student instruction, and assessment to maximize educational achievement for all students, and work collaboratively to ensure a working and learning climate for all students that is safe, secure, and respectful. 

The per-diem substitute teacher’s essential duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  •  Demonstrating an understanding of and commitment to classical education and the vision, mission, and philosophy of the school, and consistently developing, fostering, and advancing these concepts in students.
  •  Demonstrating understanding and mastery of central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the discipline(s) taught, and effectively transmitting this knowledge to students, and making the subject matter meaningful to students.
  •  Developing and maintaining a climate and culture of openness, fairness, mutual respect, kindness, support, and inquiry.
  •  Engaging every student in grade level-appropriate learning experiences that promote performance and intellectual and moral development.
  •  Listening and interacting effectively with students, parents, colleagues, leadership, and community members, respecting diverse perspectives.
  •  Demonstrating respect for students, colleagues, administrators, and parents.
  •  Modeling and reinforcing good judgment, prudence, virtue, self-discipline, and responsibility.
  •  Working effectively with school leadership and colleagues, parents, and the community to support students’ learning and well-being.
  •  Demonstrating an understanding of how students learn and provides learning opportunities that support intellectual, social, and personal development of diverse learners.
  •  Establishing and maintaining a safe and secure classroom environment.
  •  Managing student misconduct promptly and resolving conflict and crises effectively.
  •  Promoting both independent and collaborative work ethics.
  •  Using teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student’s culture, learning styles, special needs, and socioeconomic background.
  •  Using classroom processes that support effective teaching and learning to promote high student achievement, designing lessons to promote all students’ being engaged in learning all the time through such strategies as active learning, hands-on application, and teacher-student and student-student conversations about the learning.
  •  Using appropriate technology in teaching and learning processes, record keeping, assessment, evaluation, and performance analysis.
  •  Performing other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

 High school degree from a fully accredited high school.

The organization is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in all areas of recruitment, selection, placement, training, assignment, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, retention, and promotion. The board commits itself to the policy that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or disability. All decisions with regard to employment shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws